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How to measure laser cut length or time?

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

To price laser cutting online we need to extract two pieces of info from uploaded design files. The area of a box surrounding the design, called the bounding box, is the amount of material needed. The length of all the cuts in the design can be used as a rough...

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Workshop Update for July 19th, 2012

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

Today we mainly worked on the Workshop Video. Illustration for the Sick of Beige laser cutting tutorial is complete. As is the documentation for the recently released Bus Pirate LCD adapter v3. We updated an early prototype of the Bus Blaster v4, and put together the BOM for that project...

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  • readybrek: Anyone got a any recommendations for a budget-priced hot air station?
  • William: lol I'm happy to waste 3c for each program/debug cycle... but probably not the time spent soldering a new device down to a proto board!...
  • Joe Desbonnet: Ya, I can recommend the low melting point solder. I used brand 'ChipQuik' and it's amazingly easy to use.
  • Jerome: I need a new BusPirate for the Fablab ;) Many thanks!
  • Max: Seems like an unexpectedly violent way to remove the chip indeed. A hot air station should of course do the job just fine, but in...